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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - China Service Medal (extended)
Bottom Row - American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

YOG-5 Class Gasoline Barge (Self-propelled):
  • Laid down in 1944 at Albina Engine and Machine Works, Portland, OR.
  • Launched, 23 November 1944
  • Delivered to the US Navy and placed in service as YOG-62, 19 May 1945
  • Served at Kwajalein and Okinawa before being assigned to China in October 1945
  • Redesignated YO-263, date unknown
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 440 t.(lt) 1,390 t.(fl)
    Length 174'
    Beam 33'
    Draft 13'
    Speed unknown
    Cargo Capacity 6,570 Bbls
    Complement 1 Officer, 22 Enlisted
    Armament two single 20mm AA gun mounts
    Union Diesel engine, single screw, 560shp
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    LSM-157 49k YOG-62 and LSM-157, LSM-470, LSM-390 during China Service, circa 30 September 1945 to 12 June 1946. Bill Brinkley and the USS LSM-LSMR Association
    YOG-62 28k YOG-62 at anchor in the Whangpoo River, Shanghai, March 1947. Herbert C.Jordan QMS3c, YO77

    There is no DANFS history available for YOG-62 at Navsource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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